more blessed to give than to receive

more blessed to give than to receive
it is better to give than to receive

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  • it is better to give than to receive — The AV form is also used (see quot. 2001): ACTS xx. 35 It is more blessed to give, than to receive. c 1390 GOWER Confessio Amantis v. 7725 Betre is to yive than to take. c 1527 T. BERTHELET tr. Erasmus’ Sayings of Wise Men B2 It is better to gyue …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • it's better to give than to receive — Meaning Origin From the Bible. Acts 20:35: I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • give — give, present, donate, bestow, confer, afford are comparable when meaning to convey something or make something over or available to another as his possession. Give is the general term meaning to pass over, deliver, or transmit something which… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Blessed John Duns Scotus —     Bl. John Duns Scotus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Bl. John Duns Scotus     Surnamed DOCTOR SUBTILIS, died 8 November, 1308; he was the founder and leader of the famous Scotist School, which had its chief representatives among the Franciscans …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Church Maintenance — • The proper support of church edifices and church institutions Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Church Maintenance     Church Maintenance      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • St. Thomas More —     St. Thomas More     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Thomas More     Saint, knight, Lord Chancellor of England, author and martyr, born in London, 7 February, 1477 78; executed at Tower Hill, 6 July, 1535.     He was the sole surviving son of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • benevolence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Kindness Nouns 1. benevolence, Christian charity, goodwill; God s grace; altruism, philanthropy, unselfishness; good nature, kindness, kindliness, loving kindness, benignity, brotherly love, charity,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Bible quotations — This list includes famous biblical quotations that are now used in popular culture throughout the world.Old Testament* The Lord will make you the head, not the tail (Deuteronomy 28: 13) * Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.… …   Wikipedia

  • Acts 20 — 1 And after the uproar was ceased, Paul called unto him the disciples, and embraced them, and departed for to go into Macedonia. 2 And when he had gone over those parts, and had given them much exhortation, he came into Greece, 3 And there abode… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • helper's high — (HEL.purz hy) n. Feelings of euphoria and increased energy that occur while helping other people. Example Citation: It s dubbed the helper s high. Researchers say the satisfaction people get from volunteering can cause a rush of euphoria,… …   New words

  • receiving — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Getting by transfer Nouns 1. receiving, reception, receipt, recipiency, acquisition, acceptance, admission; absorbency, absorption. 2. (money received) receipts, share; income, revenue, intake, proceeds …   English dictionary for students

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